wines barbecue

Wines to complement a barbecue

It’s fire-up-the-grill season and barbecue is one of the best dance partners wine has ever had. Bold, meaty and smoky not only describe what’s...

Breakfast Sandwich

Good morning and welcome to another episode of Stir it Up. OK, so I know that this is an article and episode might be...

Horseradish

Horseradish is one of those things that well, let’s face it, just doesn’t come to the front of the conversation often when talking about...

Quiche Lorraine

I had barely finished last week’s strawberry, blueberry, rhubarb pie article, when I got a request for this week’s article. I was helping a...

Chuck’s Chicken in Phyllo Dough

The last time I worked in Stowe, Vt., was the summer of 1997. I was passing through town saying hi to friends on the...
food shopping in tahoe

4th of July in Tahoe · Avoiding the chaos of food shopping

The Fourth of July in Tahoe is an adventure in and of itself. With parades, beach time, beautiful hikes, music, outdoor concerts and plenty...

Mango Salsa

For the first time in weeks, my brain was full of ideas on what to write about. I had desserts, potatoes, a pork dish,...

Sausage Lentil Stew

So, I have to ask: Are you a glass-half-full or a glass-half-empty person? With the way the weather has been this year, it’s pretty...

Sweet and Spicy Pork

This request came from a friend that loves pork. Listening to him, it sounds like he likes other meat, but eats pork in some...

Amazing Peanut-less Peanut Sauce

Eating has come a long way since I was a kid. Not really eating per say; I mean, you still pick up a bite...